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L3 Technologies
Location: Arlington
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Operations
Category: Planner Jobs
Production Planner/Material Control Specialist


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Production Planner/Material Control Specialist

We are a company of innovators, game changers, and entrepreneurs. As a prime contractor, we provide a broad range of communication, electronic and sensor systems used on military and commercial platforms across the globe. We embrace innovative and progressive ideas to advance our products for military and commercial customers. The Electronic Systems Segment (ESS) provides a broad range of aerospace systems, security and detection systems, and pilot training.

L3 Link Training & Simulation is a world leader in providing platform operators and maintainers with total training solutions that improve training effectiveness and efficiency, and lower life-cycle costs in a secure cyber environment. L3 Link’s innovative solutions provide a full spectrum of state-of-the-art training technologies, including high-fidelity immersive simulations, as well as distributed academic and interactive courseware. The company, headquartered in Arlington, Texas, has delivered military and commercial training systems to customer locations throughout North America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and the Pacific Rim.

As a Production Planner , the successful candidate will play an instrumental role in q uantifying future demand and production planning across all product lines and c oordinating with procurement and production to facilitate the product plan. This position is in a fast paced environment and the successful candidate must be able to multi-task while meeting deadlines with timely deliverables.

You will demonstrate success by:

* Identifying and managing constraints within the value chain

* Setting priorities and coordinating activities across a functionally diverse team for success

* Multi-tasking multiple program requirements simultaneously

* Planning for procurement of all material components required to complete the job

* Ensuring that sufficient material is available to support production, while not procuring excessive inventory that will be prone to obsolescence

* Initiating and maintaining contact with vendors for timely delivery of components

* Planning, preparing, issuing and controlling material according to program and production schedules

* Coordinating material requirements to ensure a controlled flow of approved materials timed to meet production requirements

* Advising management of the status of work in progress, material availability, and potential production problems

* Ensuring materials and services are provided as needed

* Confirming material supply and demands

* Preparing work orders or purchase requests for the production or purchase of components or parts based on a master production schedule, shop load and inventory requirements

* Coordinating interdepartmental activity across functional groups

* Scheduling and expediting the movement of parts across the entire supply chain, both internally and externally

* Attending program meetings and preparing material and work flow reports for Management

* Supporting department proposal requirements

Our Values are an integral part of who we are. We seek candidates who share our values:

* Integrity
* Excellence

* Accountability

* Respect


* Bachelor’s Degree required, and minimum 5 years related experience in Production Planning, working in team environment

* Experience with an MRP/ERP system and/or other software around production planning, forecasting and inventory management. Experience with Deltek CostPoint is a plus

* Experience in production planning using tools which optimize assets to increase productivity

* Experience working with Bills of Materials, product routings and financial tools

* Current SECRET Security Clearance, or the ability to obtain one is required

* Strong written and verbal communication skills

* Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (proficiency in Excel is a must)


L3 Technologies, Inc. is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3 provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. L3 maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified and all will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic.

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Mar 13, 2019, 7:38:26 PM



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